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Request For Proposal for New Mexico grown produce opening December 11

The Food Depot, through the USDA LFPA Regional Farm to Food Bank program, and on behalf of the five regional food banks in New Mexico with locations in Gallup, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Clovis, and Farmington, is soliciting proposals for produce purchase. Produce purchased from New Mexican producers and/or aggregating businesses are intended to address food insecurity in all 33 counties of the state through June of 2025.

The Request for Proposals will be posted on December 11, 2023 on the New Mexico Association of Food Banks’ website. Request for Proposal packets must be electronically submitted to [email protected] by Sunday, January 28th at 11:59pm.

Questions about the RFP process?

Attend a virtual Information Session and get RFP questions answered directly.

Local Food Procurement Specialists Meredith Lorencz and Bonnie Murphy will give a brief review of where to access the Regional Farm to Food Bank RFP listing, goals of the program, requirements for submission, and important timelines.

For further questions or more information, please contact [email protected].